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Plants in contemporary poetry : ecocriticism and the botanical imagination / John Charles Ryan.

Author:
Ryan, John (John Charles) (Poet) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018.
  • ©2018
Description:
245 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Perspectives on the non-human in literature and culture
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : the botanical imagination -- Sacred ecologies of plants : the vegetative soul in Les Murray's poetry -- That porous line : Mary Oliver and the intercorporeality of the vegetal body -- It healeth inward wounds : bioempathic emplacement and the radical vegetal poetics of Elisabeth Bletsoe -- From stinking goose-foot to bastard toadflax: botanical humor in Alice Oswald's Weeds and wild flowers -- Consciousness buried in earth : vegetal memory in Louise Glück's The Wild Iris -- That seed sets time ablaze : Judith Wright and the temporality of plants -- On the death of plants : John Kinsella's radical pastoralism and the weight of botanical melancholia -- Every leaf imagined with us : vegetal hope and the love of flora in Joy Harjo's poetry.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781138186286 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
  • 1138186287 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
LCCN:
2017031012
OCLC:
1001807353
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